Sooners vs. Wildcats Prediction
The 18th-ranked Kansas State Wildcats can secure at least a share of the Big 12 Conference regular season title tonight with a home win over the Oklahoma Sooners. Can Kansas State rise to the occasion and post the victory?
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Bramlage Coliseum at 6PM ET
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Public Betting Information
According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, the Wildcats are a 7.5-point favorite on the spread line. The total is set at 127.5 points. As of Saturday morning, 76 percent of public bets are pouring in on host Kansas State. Check out our College Basketball Public Betting Page for the latest updates.
Sooners take down Jayhawks
Oklahoma notched an 81-68 home victory Tuesday night over Kansas to move to 19-11 overall and 7-10 in Big 12 action. The Sooners led 41-28 at halftime en route to the win. Oklahoma shot 28-of-57 from the floor, 9-of-23 from 3-point range and 16-of-22 at the free throw line. Kristian Doolittle paced the Sooners with 24 points on 7-of-11 shooting plus 10-of-11 at the free throw line. He also accounted for 11 rebounds, three assists and two steals. Brady Maney tallied 21 points and five boards. Rashard Odomes added 12 points and two caroms.
Wildcats stifle Horned Frogs
Kansas State picked up a 64-52 victory at Texas Christian Monday night to improve to 23-7 overall and 13-4 in conference action. Barry Brown Jr. paced the Wildcats with 16 points on 7-of-15 shooting plus 2-of-2 at the free throw line. He also notched three rebounds, three assists and two steals. Kamau Stokes contributed 15 points, five boards and two assists. Xavier Sneed had 11 points, five rebounds and two assists. Makol Mawien added 10 points and six boards. Kansas State established a 36-27 halftime advantage on its way to the win. The Wildcats shot 23-of-49 from the floor, 5-of-16 from 3-point range plus 13-of-14 at the charity stripe.
College Basketball Betting Trends
The Sooners are 8-2-3 ATS in their last 13 road games. Oklahoma is 19-8-3 ATS in its last 30 games overall.
The Wildcats are 4-1-1 ATS in their last six home games. Kansas State is 6-2-1 ATS in its last nine Saturday games.
The Sooners are ending their season strong with some quality wins with the latest coming against Kansas by double digits. While the Wildcats are a solid squad with an elite defense, this spread seems a bit high considering the Wildcats can often be inefficient offensively. Look for the Sooners to continue their strong play and build some momentum heading into the Big 12 Tournament.
NCAA DAILY PREDICTION: OKLAHOMA SOONERS +7.5